Introduction – 300 words
What is a social story and what are the researched justifications that support using Social Stories to support
children in early learning environments? You will need to draw on references and connections to the EYLF to
support this perspective.
Hypothetical Focus Child – 300 words
Provide a succinct insight into the child’s needs. The information here will lead into the development of your
social story. This section of your submission should provide relevant, child centred information that is
important in informing your social story.
Social Story – 500 words
Provide an illustrated example of a Social story that you would use to support a hypothetical focus child. Use
Crozier and Tincani (2007) as a model on which to frame this example.
This Social Story should be child centred and include text and graphics to share the key messages of your social
Reflection and Justification – 500 words
Reflect on the value of Social Stories, alongside other inclusion strategies to support diverse learners.
Drawing on your peer feedback, the subject content and contemporary research in respect to early inclusion
reflect on the use of Social Stories to support diverse learners. Here you can refer back to aspects of your
submission that highlight informed practice and also explain what other strategies you would use to support
learning. Families will be an important consideration here.
All aspects of your submission need to be referenced according to APA6 and reflect the wide reading that you
have engaged in during this subject.